Compact World Atlas (DK Reference Atlases) (Paperback)
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If you're interested in finding out more about the geography of the world we live in, then this world atlas book is perfect for you. Compact World Atlas provides an excellent source of accurate and informative geographical information in an attractive, affordable, user-friendly package.
Journey all over the world as you explore:
- New fully revised 8th Edition incorporating hundreds of updates to maps and statistics.
- Over 60 regional maps, 196 country fact files, flags and statistics.
- 25 larger scale inset maps of cities and smaller countries
- Fully cross-referenced index/gazetteer.
Arranged in three main sections, the Compact World Atlas proves ideal for family reference, encompassing crosswords and quizzes, whilst presenting an intriguing and absorbing journey around the world in which we live.
Divided into three sections, the first section gives a global overview with political, physical and time-zone maps. This is followed by 120 pages of crisp, clear regional mapping, arranged by continent, covering all of the world’s 196 nations. Each map is rich in topographical information including cities, physical features, rivers, lakes, roads and railways.
The second section features a comprehensive set of country fact files, packed with up-to-date reference data including total area, population, languages, religions, and currency as well as each country’s national flag. There is also an exhaustive cross-referenced index and gazetteer that enables you to quickly identify and locate places in the atlas.
The whole wide world is at your fingertips!
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books.